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Term dates

steps-reeadingInformation regarding term and teaching dates is available below. The College webpages also contain term dates from 2016 - 2026.

The information below applies to all programmes in departments within the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. For modules taken outside of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, or programmes split between two Faculties, please check the academic calendar dates for both Faculties. 

Students who study a year or semester abroad should check the academic calendar dates with the relevant partner institution. 

2016/17
Semester One                        
  • Welcome Week (College enrolment and Faculty induction): 19th – 23rd September 2016
  • Teaching starts: 26th September 201
  • Reading week: 31st October - 4th November 2016
  • Catch up and revision classes (if necessary): 12th - 16th December 2016
  • Teaching ends: 16th December 2016
  • Exam Week 1: 9th – 13th January 2017
 
Semester Two                        
  • Exam Week 1: 9th – 13th January 2017
  • Teaching starts: 16th January 2017
  • Reading week: 20th-24th February 2017
  • Easter holidays: 3rd April - 21st April 2017
  • Catch up and revision classes (if necessary): 24th - 28th April 2017
  • Teaching ends: 28th April 2017
  • Exam Period 2: 2nd May – 2nd June 2017
 
Graduation: 24th - 28th July 2017
Exam Period 3: 7th – 18th August 2017
2017/18
Semester One                        
  • Welcome Week (College enrolment and Faculty induction): Monday 18th - Friday 22nd September 2017
  • Teaching starts: Monday 25th September 2017
  • Reading week: Monday 30th October - Friday 3rd November 2017
  • Catch up and revision classes (if necessary): Monday 11th - Friday 15th December 2017
  • Teaching ends: Friday 15th December 2017
  • Examintions: Friday 5th - Thursday 11th January 2018 - note the Friday start date, which is to take into account Good Friday falling on the final day of semester 2
 
Semester Two                        
  • Examinations: Friday 5th - Thursday 11 January 2018 - note the Friday start date, which is to take into account Good Friday falling on the final day of semester 2
  • Teaching starts: Friday 12th January 2018
  • Reading week: Monday 19th - Friday 23rd February 2018
  • Easter holidays: Tuesday 3rd April - Friday 20th April 2018
  • Catch up and revision classes (if necessary): Monday 23rd - Friday  27th April 2018
  • Teaching ends: Friday 27th April 2018
  • Exam Period 2: Monday 30th April - Friday 1st June 2018 - note 2018 will see first 5 week exam period
 
  • Graduation:  Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July 2018
  • Examination Period 3: Monday 6th –  riday 17th August 2018
2018/19

Semester One

  • Welcome Week (College enrolment and Faculty induction): Monday 17th September – Friday 21st September 2018
  • Teaching: Monday 24th September – Friday 7th December 2018
  • Reading Week: Monday 29th October - Friday 2nd May 2018
  • Revision week: Monday 10th December – Friday 14th December 2018
  • Examinations: Monday 7th January – Friday 11th January 2019

Semester Two

  • Teaching: Monday 14th January – Friday 29th March 2019
  • Reading Week: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February 2019
  • Revision Week: Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 26th April 2019
  • Examinations: Monday 29th April – Friday 31st May 2019 

 

  • Graduation:
  • Examinations Period 3: Monday 5th August – Friday 16th August 2019

 

 

 

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